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NOC Tonkawa PTK students inducted


The Northern Oklahoma College Tonkawa Phi Theta Kappa Xi Theta Chapter announced their 2020 inductees this week.

  Normally, the inductees are honored in a reception at the NOC Tonkawa Renfro Center but the event was canceled due to Covid-19.

  According to NOC Phi Theta Kappa sponsor Lynn Demuth, “The Purpose for Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students.  To Achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.”

  New members for Phi Theta Kappa include Jacques Adolphe, Tonkawa; Chandler Brown, Ponca City; Bryan Burgos-Gonzales, Haslet, TX; Hayden Cantrell, Ponca City; Daniel Caughlin, Tonkawa; Autumn Conneywerdy, Red Rock; Madison Davis, Tonkawa; Darah Dickover, Tonkawa; Taylor Downs, Newkirk; Logan Drury, Stillwater; Sean Klein, Haslet, TX; Allison Lenon, Blackwell; Joshua Major, Edmond; Karah McCleary, Blackwell; Gracie Moody, Norman; Alarik Oliva, Stillwater; Sierra Perkins, Ponca City; Alison Ramsey, Deer Creek; Aerin Ray, Medford; Katelynn Rothgeb, Tonkawa; Carli Sadler, Ripley; and Montana Snell, Pawnee.

Officers are Jamie McGuire – President, Kayla Hooper – Vice-President, Halie Hawkins – Recording Secretary, Brynna Keeler – PR Secretary.

  Lynn Demuth and Dr. Don Stinson are the sponsors for PTK.

  Northern Oklahoma College, the state’s first public community college, is a multi-campus, land-grant institution that provides high quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities and services which create life-changing experiences and develop students as effective learners and leaders within their communities in a connected, ever changing world.

  NOC, a public two-year community college, serves 4,200 students on the home campus in Tonkawa, branch in Enid, NOC/OSU Gateway Program in Stillwater, online, and the University Center in Ponca City.

In 2019, NOC celebrated the 20-year anniversary of the Enid campus and a 15-year partnership with OSU for the Gateway Program.

  NOC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and offers associate degrees in three general areas: Arts, Science and Applied Science.  The associate degree fulfills lower-division course work which is applicable towards a bachelor’s degree.

  Call (580) 628-6200 for more information about Northern Oklahoma College or visit .